All 3 Uses of
The Phantom Tollbooth
- Milo and Tock stood blinking in the bright light and, as their eyes became accustomed to it, the first things they saw were the king's advisers again rushing toward them.†
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- It took several minutes for their eyes to become accustomed to the dim light, and during that time strange scratching, scraping, tapping, scuffling noises could be heard all around them.†
- Milo looked up, with his head still resting heavily in his hand; he was becoming quite accustomed to being addressed at the oddest times, in the oddest places, by the oddest people—and this time he was not at all disappointed.†
(accustom) to make someone used to something
(used to is an expression that means someone has adapted to something, so it does not seem unusual)editor's notes: In professional environments, you may make a better impression by saying one is accustomed to something rather than one is used to something.